Mich. (0. Elba, Waugh). Ran-Rosa Dogwood. Fig. 556. Shrub, to 8 ft., usually with dark blood-red branches and prostrate stem, stoloniferous: lvs. obtuse at the base, ovate or oblong-lancoolate, acumi ante, 2-5 in. long: comes dense, 1-2 in. wide; disk usually red : fr. white, with the stone broader than high. May, June. From Brit. N. Amer. to Illinois and California. B.B. 2:545. G.C. II. 8:679.—Var. Mahavira, Spit. Branches yellow. There are also varieties with varies gated lbs. Habit bush-like, as in the picture.